Saturday, July 26, 2003

When your local politician refuses to mediate you're MARGINALISED in NSW

Fax from Brett Collins Justice Action to Clover Moore MP Member for Bligh.

Clover Moore
Member for Bligh
Fax 9331 6963

This fax has been stimulated by an approach by police to Gregory Kable by phone last night. They insisted on his attending the Kings X police straight away. Gregory reported to me that they were quite aggressive. He believes that it is for and extension of the AVO.

Just to bring Gregory's situation up to date, he works as a volunteer here at Justice Action as a totally dedicated caseworker, dealing with the most difficult cases ringing and writing from jails all over Australia. He opens up our premises at 8am every morning and is our receptionist.

He is a delight with a smile on his face that lightens up the day for people coming in, and a voice of friendship to those in the jails. Families talk with him all the time, and we proudly tell people of the contradiction that this man demonstrates. A man who was "dangerous" enough to formulate a law during the "law and order" pre-election period, now absorbed socially and a real asset. His compassion is presented constantly and we are very proud of him.

In March we renewed our mentoring arrangement with the Surry Hills Police Commander and notified the then Police Minister Michael Costa. He was told personally of the arrangement when we met with him a while ago, and said that he supported it as an example of community policing. I attach the correspondence.

I ask you to accept my personal assurance that Gregory is no problem whatever and that it is better for everyone to accept him back with goodwill we all move on and learn lessons of experience. We want to launch our mentoring project shortly and would highlight the achievements of Gregory as a fabulous example.

Would you ring me urgently to discuss the matter? Gregory will need to respond today to keep any tension out of the situation.

All the best,

Brett Collins
Justice Action
June 20, 2003

Response from the Downing Centre Local Court.


The Apprehended Violence Order made on 18/06/2003 is now in the following terms:


A. The defendant must not engage in conduct that intimidates the protected person (s) or any other person having a domestic relationship with the protected person (s).

B. The defendant must not stalk the protected person (s).


1. The defendant must not assault, molest, harass, threaten or otherwise interfere with the protected person (s)

4.The defendant must not go within 25 Metres of the premises at which the protected person (s) may from time to time reside or work, or other specified premises Clover Moore PARLIAMENTARY OFFICE 58 OXFORD ST PADDINGTON NSW

7. The defendant must not contact the protected person (s) by any means (including through a third person) except through the defendant's legal representative.

Please note order 7 was in response to Brett Collins mediation effort. No previous breach of any order made by the court had been entered in the previous three years Gregory Kable was ordered to abide by the AVO.

The AVO was originally taken out because Gregory Kable complained to Ms Moore of being harassed by the New South Wales police.

Subsequently police continued to harass Gregory after Gregory notified Ms Moore about the problem and Gregory had to approach Ms Moor his local MP on more than one occasion because the police harassment didn't stop.

Because of that reason and that reason alone Gregory was marginalised. There had been no breach of the law by Gregory Kable.

The complaints mechanism Gregory or any citizen for that matter can be taken away. Gregory has to seek relief using his local member and the New South Wales Parliament when a public office like police get it wrong. Now Gregory's complaint mechanism has been usurped for another period. Why?


Why the NSW Police wanted to see me last night

I worked hard all day yesterday as a volunteer at Justice Action and I arrived home at 5pm. At 6pm my mobile phone rang.

By Justice Action 26 July 03


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